Five takhts of Sikhism

A philosophy and value well ahead of time when it was founded over 500 years, Sikhism is a religion practiced and followed by millions of people all across the globe. The timeless and divine teaching of Sikhism has given a new perspective to many wanderers all across the world.

Sikh Turban

A Way of Life
Sikhism is based on truth, faith, believe, social justice, equality, value based living and abandon superstitions & blind rituals.

Sikh Gurus

Sikhism is a way of life and the five Takhts (Panj Takht) (basically 5 important Gurudwaras of Sikhism) are held in very high esteem in Sikhism.

Five takhts of Sikhism

In Sikhism, guru is called Sachcha Patshah (true King) and his gaddi (spiritual seat) Takht.

Guru Granth Sahib

Of all the Takhts ‘Akal Takht’ (the throne of the timeless God) situated just opposite the gate of Harmandar Sahib - The Golden Temple, Amritsar is the most important and was established by Guru Hargobind in 1609.

Gurudwara Langar

The main line of thought behind its establishment was that matter regarding military and political policy should be discussed here..

Five Kakars of Sikhs

Which were held in Golden Temple earlier, meant for worship of God.

Five Takht’s

Sri Akal Takht Sahib

Sri Akal Takht Sahib

Part of the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar, Punjab Sri Akal Takht literally means Eternal throne. Situated opposite to the Harmandir Sahib, Akal Takht was instituted with a special purpose.

Golden Temple

While the Golden Temple stands for special guidance the Akal Takht symbolizes justice and temporal activity.

Diwali at Golden Temple

During the eighteen century when Sikhs were indulged in a guerrilla war in the forests, they used to gather at Akal Takhts during special occasions like Diwali and Baisakhi. Oldest of all the Takht, the Akal Takht is the supreme seat of power.

Takht Sri Damdama Sahib

Takht Sri Damdama Sahib

Situated in the picturesque village of Talwandi Sabo near Bhatinda, Takht Sri Damdama Sahib is a place of great virtue.

Damdama Sahib

In 1705, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji compiled final edition of Guru Granth Sahib also known as the Damdama Sahib Bir- Spiritual scripture of Sikhs, who stayed in Talwandi Sabo for approximately a year.

Takht Sri Damdama Sahib - Bhatinda

This place holds a special place in every Sikh’s heart.

Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib

Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib

Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib is situated at Anandpur Sahib in Punjab and is recognized as a birthplace of the Khalsa.

Gatka Sikh Martial Art

Many historical relics of Sri Guru Gobind Singh were associated with Sri Keshgarh Sahib.

Anandpur Sahib in Punjab

Guru Gobind Singh founded Khalsa in 1699.

Takht Sri Hazur Sahib

Takht Sri Hazur Sahib

One of the most important Sikh pilgrimage, Takht Sri Hazur Sahib is situated on the bank of the river Godavari, Maharashtra. Famed by the name of Sri Gurudwara Langar Sahib, it is the place where Guru Gobind Singh took his last breath.

Takht Sri Hazur Sahib - Maharashtra

The inner room of the Gurudwara is called Angitha Sahib and it is built over the place where Guru Gobind Singh was cremated in 1708.

Takht Sri Patna Sahib

Takht Sri Patna Sahib

Situated in Patna, Capital of Bihar Takht Sri Patna Sahib (Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib, Patna) enjoys the privilege of being the birthplace of tenth Guru Gobind Singh.

Patna Sahib

He was born here in 1666 and spent his early childhood here.


Guru Nanak and Guru Tegh Bahadur honored this sacred place by visiting it at different points of time.

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